Kit Williamson

Kit Williamson

actor, producer, writer

Kit Williamson was born on Nov 13, 1985 in USA. Kit Williamson's big-screen debut came with The Gate of Fallen Angels directed by Wolfgang Meyer in 2009, strarring Bookstore Clerk. Kit Williamson is known for Hipsterhood directed by Shilpi Roy, Elizabeth Ferraris stars as Faux Fur Girl and Kit Williamson as Cereal Guy. Kit Williamson has got 5 awards and 8 nominations so far. The most recent award Kit Williamson achieved is Daytime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Kit Williamson plays is 12 Hour Shift which will be released on Oct 02, 2020.

Kit Williamson is an actor, filmmaker and internet person, best known for playing Ed Gifford on the final two seasons of AMC's Mad Men. He is the creator and star of the Emmy-nominated web series EastSiders, which is now streaming worldwide on Netflix, translated into more than two dozen languages. The series is also distributed on DVD and VOD through Wolfe Video, and has brokered additional distribution deals with Amazon, Hulu, Fullscreen, Logo and Canal 22 in Mexico.He is the recipient of numerous scholarships, fellowships and awards for his work, including 6 Daytime Emmy Nominations (for outstanding digital daytime drama series, outstanding writing and outstanding directing), The Vanguard Award from OutSHINE Film Fest, The LA Weekly Award for Best Web Drama (EastSiders) and Best Web Comedy (Hipsterhood), a Satellite Award Nomination and The Playwrights First Award.Kit is an alumnus of the Sundance Lab and has written projects for CBS, Legendary Entertainment, A&E Studios and MTV Studios. His work has screened at numerous festivals including Outfest, Newfest, Inside Out Toronto, SeriesFest, Reeling Chicago and Palm Springs Cinema Diverse.Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Kit left home to study acting and creative writing at Interlochen Arts Academy when he was sixteen. Kit began his career on Broadway in the Tony-nominated revival of Talk Radio while a Junior at Fordham University and went on to receive his MFA in playwriting from UCLA. As an actor, he has appeared in episodes of The Good Wife, Odd Mom Out, Public Morals, Numb3rs, Bosch, the Lifetime movies Anatomy of Deception and The Sinister Surrogate, the NBC Universal movie Ana Maria in Novela Land and the independent features Retake (Frameline), Kiss Me, Kill Me (Reeling Chicago) and Best Friends Forever (Slamdance). He also produced and starred in two seasons of the LA Weekly Award winning web series Hipsterhood. Most recently he can be seen in the indie feature 12 Hour Shift, which premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival.

  • Birthday

    Nov 13, 1985
  • Place of Birth

    Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  • Also known


Known For


5 wins & 8 nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series or Digital Drama Series
Winner - Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Writing Team for a Digital Drama Series
Winner - Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Digital Drama Series
Winner - Daytime Emmy
The Queerties
Best Web Series
Winner - Queerty
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